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Belt sander 3x24 Porter Cable

The front roller gets gummed up with dust and very hard to clean.
I use a dremmel to clean it but the aluminum on the front roller is being damaged.
any tip on how to clean?

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  • bfoisy May 31, 2009

    the gumming is very hard and cannot be removed from a scraper that's why I have to use a dremmel.

    I have tried many types of liquid or solution but no luck.

  • bfoisy Jun 01, 2009

    Yes and still no luck.



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Try some "Simple Green" concentrate cleaner, or the "Simple Green" barbecue cleaner in a spray can to clean the roller. Should not use a dremel as you probably know now because of damage.

Another good idea is to blow out the tool after each use with compressed air. An air compressor is a great tool for a lot of things!

Posted on May 31, 2009

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    Dean May 31, 2009

    Have you tried throttle body/carburettor cleaner spray?



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